Chris Varekamp obtained his MSc/Ph.D. degree from Wageningen University with thesis subjects geo-statistics of soil properties and optical-, and microwave- remote sensing of forests. From 2001 he has worked for Philips Research on automatic depth estimation and image segmentation for 3D display. With the spin-off of the television business he moved to TP Vision where he worked on computer vision and machine learning for depth estimation, and camera based control. Since 2013 he works again for Philips Research on multi-camera image processing, depth estimation, rendering and machine learning for augmented reality applications. Chris has supervised many MSc and Ph.D. students and served as opponent or co-promotor in several Ph.D. committees.